Small Farms Nutrient Management Program

Conservation planning is available for small farms, ranches and equine operations to address natural resource concerns. Geared towards ag producers (cattle, equine, container nursery operations or others) operating on 50 acres or less, the program strives to help meet...

Soil Trailer

The OSWCD has an interactive soil trailer! Inside the trailer, you will learn about things such as different soil textures, best management practices implemented in protecting soil, and different organisms that live in the soil. The soil trailer is taken to various...

Speech Contest

Okeechobee County Soil and Water Conservation District sponsors an annual speech contest, which is designed to develop leadership and stimulate interest in conserving natural resources. ENTRY DEADLINE: TBD for 2023  Eligibility Contest is open to public, private,...

Poster Contest

Eligibility The Okeechobee Soil and Water Conservation District Poster Contest is open to Okeechobee County students (public, private or home educated) grades kindergarten through grade twelfth. ENTRY DEADLINE: TBD Contest Rules Any media may be used to create a flat...

Ag-Venture

Ag-Venture is a free, one day program which provides a great opportunity for Okeechobee fourth graders (public, private and home educated) to gain experience, understanding and the appreciation of our local agricultural industry. At Ag-Venture, students learn about...